Here’s a weekly roundup of upcoming food, beer and wine events, tours, classes, workshops and more across the Triangle.
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Annual Green Chile Festival Celebration
Chuy’s 27th annual Green Chile Festival, which celebrates the green chile harvest in Hatch, New Mexico, will include a special menu through Sept. 6. Chuy’s, 4020 Market at N. Hills St, Raleigh. 919-571-2489.
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Join Alex Hitt, owner of Peregrine Farm, and Craig LeHoullier, author and vegetable expert, as they share a wealth of knowledge about growing the numerous varieties of peppers. 6 p.m. Sept. 3. $40. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Raleigh Gourmet Food Tours
The capital of North Carolina is home to some of the most dynamic restaurants in the country. Known for effortlessly blending modern architecture with historic buildings and monuments, Raleigh showcases fine dining and eclectic eateries. 1:30-5 p.m., 4-7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. $50-$65. City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. 919-832-3775, tastecarolina.net
Chapel Hill/Carrboro Tours
The 11 a.m. tour includes food at three restaurants, tastings with farmers and vendors at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market, and beer and coffee tastings and demonstrations. The 3:15 p.m. tour includes visits to four to five restaurants with wine or beer pairings, plus coffee and dessert. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 3-6:30 p.m. Saturdays. $50-$65. Open Eye Cafe, 100-C E. Main St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410, tastecarolina.net
Raleigh Seafood Festival
The Raleigh Seafood Festival will offer a variety of delicious fresh seafood from the Carolina coastline cooked to perfection by local vendors. Enjoy blue crabs, snow crabs, shrimp, fish, crawfish, low country boil, gumbo, chicken and more. Sept. 5-6. $7; $5 advance. Pullen Park, 520 Ashe Ave., Raleigh.
Aviator Brewing Company OktoberBeast Release Party
Enjoy OktoberBeast, food trucks and brewery tours. Noon-10 p.m. Sept. 5. Free. Aviator Brewing Company, 209 Technology Park Ln., Fuquay-Varina.
Cookbook Signing: Frances Mayes
The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including “Under the Tuscan Sun” and “Every Day in Tuscany,” Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Georgia.Noon-2 p.m. Sept. 5. Free. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Bento Box Class
Whisk welcomes Tokyo Chef David Wells, a multitalented individual who has lived in Japan for over 20 years. In this 3-hour class, David will share the balance of flavors and demonstrate garnishing techniques. Everyone will take home a complimentary bento box. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 5. $79. Whisk, 316 Colonades Way, Cary. 919-322-2458, whiskcarolina.com.
Labor Day Weekend Food Truck Rodeo
Celebrate the end of summer with friends, family, live music and 50 local food trucks. A Durham “must do” experience. Our nonprofit partner, Habitat for Humanity Durham is bringing mini playhouses for the kids, and 2x4s on sawbucks so they can write messages for families moving into their new homes. Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 6. Free. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham. 919-794-8194, durhamcentralpark.org.
Takeover Tuesday at the Berkeley
Takeover Tuesdays give local food truck chefs the opportunity to operate as a brick-and-mortar restaurant without all of the usual commitment. Each chef will have full access to the kitchen along with the freedom to create the food of their choosing. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 8. $5-$25. Berkeley Cafe, 217 W. Martin St., Raleigh. 919-821-0777, berkeleycafe.net.
Class: Ciao Biscotti
One of life’s pleasures is sitting down to a cup of coffee and a plate of biscotti. They are the perfect dunking cookie, satisfyingly crunchy and crumbly, not too sweet, and chock-full of nuts. Join acclaimed cookbook author Domenica for recipes from her latest book, “Ciao Biscotti.” 6 p.m. Sept. 9. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Henri Bourgeois Wine Dinner
Old World and New World collide for this dinner featuring wines from the Bourgeois family’s Henri Bourgeois and Clos Henri estates. Enjoy a five-course meal with carefully paired wines. 6:45-9 p.m. Sept. 9. $79; $69 members. Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd., Durham. 919-321-4475,
Mastering Knife Skills
Sharpen your knife skills by learning classic cuts, fundamentals, mechanics, maintenance and knife safety. 6:15 -8:15 p.m. Sept. 10. $69. Whisk, 316 Colonades Way, Cary. 919-322-2458, whiskcarolina.com.
Class: Vegetarian Italian Menu for Fall
Join cookbook author Domenica and learn to prepare a delicious fall meal based on her book “The Glorious Vegetables of Italy.” Like her book, this class will appeal to Italian cuisine lovers looking to celebrate vegetables in any meal, every day. 6 p.m. Sept. 10. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
BBQ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner
Eat-in or takeout plates that include 1/2 chicken, boiled potatoes, green beans, a roll and dessert. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 11. $8; $4 children (ages 4-12); free for children 3 and under. Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 NC 50, Garner. 919-772-8415, mountzion-umc.org.
Class: The World of Chocolate
George Geary is a fabulous pastry chef, seasoned instructor and cookbook author. Join him for a detailed tutorial on delicious chocolate desserts.5 p.m. Sept. 12. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Hands-on Latin Nights, Little Bites Cooking Class
Go on a food tour of Latin and South America with a menu of small plates including dishes from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Peru, Argentina and many more. 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12. $59. Durham Spirits Co., 311 E. Trinity Ave., Durham. 425-463-5430, durhamspiritscompany.com.
The festival features authentic Greek food, music, dance and more. Portions of the event proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. 5-10 p.m. Sept. 11; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 12. $3; $2 seniors/13-19; 12 under free. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 919-733-2626, ncstatefair.org.
Class: Fall in Provence
The greens hills of Provence are turning hues of yellow and gold. This also brings a time of fresh flavors to the area. Join George and learn to impress family and guests with this fabulous seasonal French menu. 2 p.m. Sept. 13. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Hands-on From Beer to Eternity: Cooking with Beer Class
Experience the layers and nuances that beer can add to your cooking. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 13. $59. Durham Spirits Co., 311 E. Trinity Ave., Durham. 425-463-5430, durhamspiritscompany.com.
Class: Beans & Field Peas: A Savor the South Cookbook
Sandra Gutierrez has a new cookbook and this time she’s delving into the world of legumes. Discover how the world eats beans and learn about the fascinating realm of field peas. This menu features Southern classics, international recipes, and Sandra’s famous fried chicken. 6 p.m. Sept. 15. $50. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Culinary Activities: Out of the Garden to the Table
Learn how to cook fresh and flavorful food with horticulturist Nelsa Cox and garden writer Carol Stein. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. $10. The Garden Hut, 1004 Old Honeycutt Rd., Fuquay-Varina. 919-552-0590
Wine and beer tastings
Wine Wednesday at Mosaic Wine Lounge
8 p.m. Wednesdays, Mosaic Wine Lounge, 517 W. Jones St., Raleigh. 919-829-5886, mosaicwinelounge.com
5-8 p.m. Fridays, $15. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com
Relax at Chatham Hill Winery with live music and games. 7-10 p.m. Aug. 28. Chatham Hill Winery, 8245 Chapel Hill Rd, Cary. 919-380-7135.
Cloer Family Vineyards
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, $5. Cloer Family Vineyards, 8624 Castleberry Road, Apex. 919-387-5760, cloerfamilyvineyards.com
Free tastings take place at both Durham and Raleigh stores. Check the website for classes that provide more in-depth wine study. Noon-3 p.m. Saturdays; 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays; free. Wine Authorities, 211 E. Franklin St., Raleigh; 2501 University Drive, Durham. wineauthorities.com
Apex Farmers Market
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 220 N. Salem St., Apex, apexfarmersmarket.com
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 135 W. Chatham St., Cary, caryfarmersmarket.com
Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina
3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce, 121 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina, growers-market.org
Holly Springs Farmers Market
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs, goo.gl/xwK6hh
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Tryon Road Farm Stand
2-6 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 4505 Tryon Rd, Raleigh, nando.com/1bn
Knightdale Farmers Market
2-6 p.m. Saturdays (starting May 30), Knightdale Station Park, 810 N. First Ave., Knightdale, goo.gl/lhEjLo
Midtown Farmers Market
8 a.m.- noon Saturdays, North Hills Raleigh, 4150 Main St., Raleigh, northhillsraleigh.com
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Plantation Point Shopping Center, 3351 Cypress Plantation Drive, Raleigh, plantationpointshoppingcenter.com
Quail Corners Farmers Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Quail Corners Shopping Center, 5003 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. 919-876-2726, quailproperties.com
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, 400 block Fayetteville St., Raleigh (City Plaza), RaleighEatLocal.com
State Farmers Market
5 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh. statefarmersmarket.org
The Saturday Market at Rebus Works
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 301 Kinsey St., Raleigh, rebusworks.us/thesaturdaymarket/
Wake Forest Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, wakeforestfarmersmarket.org
WakeMed Farmers Market
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, 3000 New Bern Ave., Raleigh (free parking in the P1 parking deck for market patrons), goo.gl/DpGHtY
Waverly Place Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Waverly Place, Intersection of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads, Cary, waverlyfm.com
Western Wake Farmers Market at Carpenter Village
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary, wwfm.ag
Western Wake Farmers Market at UNC Wellness Center
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary, wwfm.ag
Zebulon Farm Fresh Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Zebulon Community Center, 310 S. Arendell Ave., Zebulon, goo.gl/4gLjgk
Chatham Mills Farmers Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, chathammillsfarmersmarket.com
Fearrington Farmers Market
4-6 p.m. Tuesdays, East Camden, Fearrington Village, fearringtonfarmersmarket.com
Pittsboro Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Thursdays, 287 East St., Pittsboro, pittsborofarmersmarket.org
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 118 W. Second St., Siler City, silercityfarmersmarket.com
Duke Medical Center Farmers Market
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Searle Center, 10 Searle Drive, Durham (on the green behind the Searle Center and between Nanaline Duke and Bryan Research Buildings), dukemedicine.org
Durham Farmers Market
3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham, durhamfarmersmarket.com
South Durham Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 5410 N.C. 55, Durham, southdurhamfarmersmarket.org
Franklin County Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, goo.gl/Fj4tEB
Clayton Farm and Community Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 348 E. Main St., Clayton, (Horne Square), cfcmnc.org
Sanford Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave., Sanford, goo.gl/82omAJ
Carrboro Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro, carrborofarmersmarket.com
Chapel Hill Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, University Mall parking lot, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com
Eno River Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 144 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough (Farmers Market Pavilion). enoriverfarmersmarket.com
Hillsborough Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 625 Hampton Point Blvd., Hillsborough (Home Depot parking lot near N.C. 86 and I-85), hillsboroughfarmersmarket.org
Southern Village Farmers Market
3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 650 Market St., Chapel Hill (Southern Village green), southernvillage.com/farmers-market/
Vance County Regional Farmers Market
7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 210 Southpark Drive, Henderson, vancecounty.org/residents/farmers-market/